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(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Kingdom: Orthornavirae
Phylum: Negarnaviricota
Class: Monjiviricetes
Order: Jingchuvirales
Family: Chuviridae

Chuviridae is a family of negative-strand RNA viruses which infect arthropods including mosquitos.[1]


The family contains the following genera:[2]


  1. ^ Dezordi, Filipe Zimmer; Vasconcelos, Crhisllane Rafaele dos Santos; Rezende, Antonio Mauro; Wallau, Gabriel Luz (2020). "In and Outs of Chuviridae Endogenous Viral Elements: Origin of a Potentially New Retrovirus and Signature of Ancient and Ongoing Arms Race in Mosquito Genomes". Frontiers in Genetics. 11. doi:10.3389/fgene.2020.542437. PMC 7642597. PMID 33193616.
  2. ^ "Virus Taxonomy: 2020 Release". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). March 2021. Retrieved 17 May 2021.